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into san francisco. farther northbound direction big repaving project ongoing starting sausalito marin into cortamadera just one lane of traffic northbound until 6:00 this morning. in san francisco, ramp north 280 to southbound 101 roadwork closed until 5. a truck hit power lines, live wires, san leandro, fairmont, activity there, want to avoid the area. >>> developing news found bound, gagged and now dead. police trying to find a killer and motive after a man and woman were discovered in shocking condition. terry mcsweeney is live at san francisco general. >> reporter: these two were found last night in the middle of the street bound and gagged. taken to san francisco general, this morning only one is alive. the scene here last night as with the the two were brought here this began on the 900 block of brussels. police arrived to find a man and woman in the street bound and gagged. the man died midnight at the hospital. the woman is still alive. police say as shocking as this is, neighbors do not need to be afraid. >> we don't have any information i don't believe there's any threat to
>>> up next on the second look. they called them a dynasty. the san francisco had theres of the 19 l 0 -- san francisco 49ers of the 1980s. all straight ahead on a second look. >>> good evening and welcome to a second look. i'm julie haener. tonight the san francisco 49ers, every year all 32 nfl teams start with the same goal, get to the super bowl and win it. but very few have a chance to really do that. last year no one thought the 49ers were one of those teams until they came within one game of playing in the biggest game of the year. jim harbaugh talked about the transformation and imperfection. you can see it again this year. it's not the first time that it has happened for the 49ers. in 1979, the 49ers hired another stanford head coach to move up the peninsula and to lead their team. now bill walsh, he would guide the niners to three super bowl wins. when walsh died in 2007, ktvu joe fonzi brought us this look back at his career. >> reporter: his greatest football accomplishments came as the coach of the 49ers, but bill walsh's bay area roots run much deeper. born in fremont
your new year's eve forecast, coming up. carolyn. >> thank you, francis. san francisco detectives are looking for a man who mugged a woman and then killed her beloved dog. as abc7 news reporter tells us, a witness is now offering a reward to catch the attacker. >>> the victim was driving through the tenderloin friday just before 5:00 p.m. she agreed to tell us what happened if we didn't reveal her identity because she's worried for her safety. she tell us she pulled over because she confined her phone and needed to look on the passenger's side. >> so i got out of my car and walked around. >> in the front seat was her dog, a 12-year-old dog. and he started barking because a man grabbed her. >> by the car and he took out my money. >> he turned his attention to the dog because he seemed angry that the victim only had $5.00 in her pocket. >> he looked at me with a blank look on his face, and he said i'm going to kill your [bleep] dog. >> after a struggle he snatched the dog out of the car. >> he put roxy over his head and threw her towards incoming traffic. >> roxy survived being thum
own life. >> reporter: preparations are underway for tonight's fireworks celebration in san francisco. coming up, we'll show you a behind-the-scenes look at the work involved and tell you the best way to get to the city tonight. >>> and steve paulson is up ahead in a few minutes to tell you if you will need and other coat to celebrate the arrival of the new year. >>> and we'll tell you about other parts of the world where 2013 has already arrived. [ cheers ] >> and 2013 is off to a festive start. here is a lightning at one of the first -- a look at one of the festive looks in sydney, australia. they rang in the new year at 5:00 a.m., our time. [ cheers ] >> and three hurt later, this was -- and three hours later, this was the scene of taiwan. revelers were treated to fireworks shooting off the second tallest building in the world. >>> preparations are in the works for san francisco. allie rasmus joins us with the party plans that include a lot of fireworks and safety measures being put in place right now. >> reporter: the crowd control barricades are right in front of us, stacked up a
rafael, concord 41. mild around san jose and mountain view and san francisco 50 everybody he will in the mid to upper 40s. foggy inland through 7:00, the rest of us clear, brighter, slightly cooler noon mid to upper 50s. sunshine and high clouds by 4:00, low 60s. this evening 40s by 7:00. warmest days ahead of us tomorrow through monday when we could get near 70 most of us mid to upper 60s. great time to be outside. >>> san jose north 87 good ride at this early friday morning just a few headlights northbound past hp pavilion and julian on-ramp. san mateo bridge tail lights towards foster city and highrise traffic moving at the limit both directions on the san mateo bridge light. live shot of the bay bridge toll, a little busy, certainly no delays no issues on upper deck coming into san francisco. north 101 university on-ramp blocked with accident richmond eastbound 80 central off-ramp blocked while they clear an accident. >>> 4:40. >>> who says there is no such thing as a free ride? not san francisco muni. next you will see when people will be able to ride on the city's dime,
will arrive. >> tracking the rainfall with cbs 5 high def doppler radar. and it is pouring in san francisco. how about that. this is ahead of the next big wave. this is bonus rainfall if you will, though i doubt many people call it bonus. san francisco out by the airport, north across the golden gate to mill valley, over to richland, down to oakland, we're looking at heavy rainfall and light to moderate rain as well. and san jose and cupertino getting rain. and widespread rainfall totallies of 1 to 2 inches. that's why we have a flash flood watch for the north bay, the coast and the mountains and a flood warning for the napa river and the russian river and it's going to be windy as well. wind advisory for the coast and mountains for wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour. this happens round number 3. we'll talk about what happens once this moves out. that's coming up in the full forecast in a few minutes. >>> two rivers to the north are being watched closely tonight. the napa and russian rivers are both under a flood warning. they're expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow on the napa and t
, live at sfo, kron4 news. >>> one family on san francisco's russian hill was startled awake when a 45-ton cypress tree uprooted and fell, crashing into their home. >> well, what happened was, at first it was just a huge explosion, and i thought it was an earthquake. and so i said it's okay! it was just an earthquake. and my son was in his room, and he ran in to get underneath the doorway, i said everything's okay. and thousand i came back into the -- then i came back into where my husband was sleeping, and i realized the tree had fallen on the house. and i saw there was at 1.1 branch sticking out. so i said you better move! >> a 75-ton crane had to be brought in to begin removing the tree from the house. we will have an update on the massive sink hole in lafayette coming up. >>> san francisco police broke up part of a multimillion auto burglary operation. the stolen items included 100 cellphones, more than 75 laptops, jewelry, and $32,000 in cash. officers believe this ring is a small part of a large operation still going on in san francisco and other places in the bay area. the polic
this morning on fatal san francisco fire investigators tell abc7 news the victim was a woman in her 60s. the fire started 8:30 last night on st. charles avenue in ingleside heights they found the woman's body on the second floor flames burned through the garage and up from there the fire is not believed to have been suspicion. >>> oakland police looking for a hit-and-run driver, a woman who hit a formed officer and the car took off. it happened behind the oakland police station midnight. the lieutenant was in the crosswalk when he was hit. when the light turned green the woman started through the intersection, knocking him on to the hood of her car. the officer suffered bumps and bruises. >>> car crash into a fire hydrant forced closure of on-ramp to the bay bridge in san francisco this morning water rushed into the street near second and folsom and may have compromised the stability of nearby scaffolding. the driver is in custody. essex street on-ramp to the bay bridge will open a few hours later. >>> local fishing boats tied up instead of collecting a delicacy, result of a price war.
bail. no word on how man died. >>> new information this morning on fatal san francisco fire investigators tell abc7 news the victim was a woman in her 60s. the fire started 8:30 last night on st. charles avenue in ingleside heights they found the woman's body on the second floor flames burned through the garage and up from there the fire is not believed to have been suspicion. >>> oakland police looking for a hit-and-run driver, a woman who hit a formed officer and the car took off. it happened behind the oakland police station midnight. the lieutenant was in the crosswalk when he was hit. when the light turned green the woman started through the intersection, knocking him on to the hood of her car. the officer suffered bumps and bruises. >>> car crash into a fire hydrant forced closure of on-ramp to the bay bridge in san francisco this morning water rushed into the street near second and folsom and may have compromised the stability of nearby scaffolding. the driver is in custody. essex street on-ramp to the bay bridge will open a few hours later. >>> local fishing boats ti
coming up in my full report. carolyn. >> thank you. this morning san francisco detectives or looking for a man who mugged a woman and then killed her dog. as abc7 news reporter tells us, a witness is offering a reward to catch the attacker. >> she was driving through on friday. she agreed to tell us what happened if we didn't reveal her identity because she's worried for her safety. she pulled over and couldn't find her phone and needed to look on the passenger side. >> so i got in my car and walked around. >> in the front seat was her dog, a 12-year-old dog. and he started barking because a man grabbed her. >> by the car and he took out my money. >> he turned his attention to the doc because he seemed angry that the victim only had $5.00 in her pocket. >> he looked at me with a blank look on his face, and he said i'm going to kill your [bleep] dog. >> after a struggle he snatched the dog out of the car. >> he put roxy over his head and threw her towards incoming traffic. >> roxy survived being thumped on the pavement but she was later put down because she cuffed major injuries. >> p
day last week. >>> san francisco detectives are looking for a man who mugged a woman, then killed her dog. as abc7 news reporter tells us, a witness is offering a reward to catch the attacker. >> the victim was driving through the tenderloin friday just before 5:00 p.m. she agreed to tell us what happened if we didn't reveal her identity because she's worried for her safety. she told us she pulled over because she couldn't find her phone and needed to look on the passenger side. >> so i got in my car and walked around. >> in the front seat was her dog, a 12-year-old dog. and he started barking because a man grabbed her. he grabbed her by her jacket. >> by the car and he took out my money. >> he turned his attention to roxie, the dog because he seemed angry that the victim only had $5.00 in her pocket. >> he looked at me with a blank look on his face, and he said i'm going to kill your [bleep] dog. >> after a struggle the man snatched the dog out of the car. >> he put roxy over his head and threw her towards incoming traffic. >> roxy survived being thumped on the pavement, but she was
in san francisco with what could come down from a high court later today. ann, good morning. >>> good morning, if the u.s. supreme court decides not to take on the prop 8 case, same sex marriages could resume here in california as soon as the u.s. court of appeals says that they should resume. that is the court that said prop 8 was uncon city i -- unconstitutional earlier this year. but today, the supreme court is scheduled to discuss whether or not it will review the constitutionality of prop 8. that is the ban on same sex marriage california voters approved in 2008. so if the court decides to take on the issue, there would be an argument scheduled next year. >> there will then be an argument scheduled sometime in march probably, possibly april. and the case will be decided by the end of june. >> reporter: the court is also taking on several defense of marriage act cases from other parts of the country. if it decides not to take up prop 8, there's a possibility same sex marriages could resume r here in california, within a couple weeks. live in san francisco, anne makovec cbs 5. >>>
, those who lost and all affected by the tragedy in connecticut. also here in san francisco at grace cathedral, all remaining holiday concerts will be dedicated to those victims. reporting live in san francisco, skier -- kyra clapper, abc news. >> i'm sure you are right. it is going everywhere. >>> those who knew adam lanza said he was a shy and socially awkward member. he was an honor student and member of the tech club. >> i know she had issues with school. she eventually wound up home schooling him. she battled with the school district. in what capacity i am not certain. whether it was behavior or learning disability. >> adam lanza's father, peter issued a statement. it says "our hearts go out to the family and friends who lost loved ones. we too are asking why." and this morning we are learning new details about the young victims of friday's shooting rampage. it is only amplifying the heartbreak of the national tragedy. we have willed to you before how tonight president obama is going to visit these grieving families in person. laura anthony is in new town, connecticut -- newton
inches in santa rosa. three inches in mounted st. helena. san francisco inch and a half and lesser amounts as you head towards the santa clara valley. let's take a look at the five day storm totals. three storms moved in here. you can see mount st. helena, close to 13 inches. santa rosa, close to 8 inches as well as san rafael. san francisco close to 4 inches. oakland close to 4 inches and san jose racked up close to 2 1/2 inches. as you mentioned, another system is headed for the bay area, not as strong. we'll take a look at the timing coming up. >> a scary situation in pescadero. fire crews had to rescue two drivers who's cars got caught on flooded highway 101. it caught maybe many people off guard due to the sudden rise of water. heavy rain is being blamed for an accident that injured four people. three of them are from the fire district. we do want to a warn you. some of the video may be intense for some viewers. >> you can hear the crunch of an out of control vehicle making impact followed by moments of confusion. then screams for help from firefighters kelly morse. she was on
that can be soon. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> an on-ramp to the bay bridge is closed not making many morning commuters happy. >> no. not at all. if you are trying to access the lower deck of the bay bridge it's blocked off because of the accident. use 1st instead. the good news it's the noncommute direction so hopefully traffic won't be too busy on the lower deck of the bay bridge at the skyway. we are taking a live look at the area there off the freeway. traffic extra volume on that westbound side coming off the upper deck of the bay bridge. no metering lights though as you work your way towards the toll plaza. elsewhere, if you are trying to take bart or ace, everything is right on time. caltrain, ferries looking good. muni no major delays yet so because of that accident, the outbound treasure island bus may be affected. probably they will reroute the first as well because of the essex street ramp being blocked. westbound 580 at airway looks like an accident stuck in lanes with a bit of a backup slow out. altamont pass better once you hit 680. east 580 nor
>>> san francisco casts its final vote on public nudity. why angry protestors stripped down after the decision. >> we are free to express our body as it's body. >> and a violent assault caught on camera. police hope this video and social media will help catch the suspect. >>> the rain-soaked bay area facing another round of wet weather already starting tonight. i'm here in the weather center. >> you can see it's already raining pretty heavily. we can take a look on storm tracker 4, you can see pretty widespread. light to moderate in the north bay for the last few hours. also that cell passing through over the golden gate. zooming in, this moderate downpour in santa rosa, and over the golden gate, santa rosa, daly city, oakland, all light rain. but the heaviest is in the overnight hours. >>> the wet weather is already causing some concerns for residents in san rafael. reggie kumar is live in the downtown area. >> reporter: the rain is already coming down here at a pretty steady pace. phone service was knocked out to some residents from the previous storm. but that service has sinc
! >>> san francisco police are trying out a new tool to heat up their cold cases: social media. and they've begun post ing videos of criminals in action hoping the public can provide new leads. elizabeth cook shows us it is already working. >> reporter: before day, folks at home had to wait to see surveillance videos from crimes on the local new. now sfpd is hoping the public will become crime fighters by using this website. >> reporter: take a look at this. surveillance video of a violent robbery on polk street in the tenderloin. >> he's approaching the victim, and then he begins to stun him with a stun gun. >> reporter: the guy goes on to shock the victim multiple times. he even shoved him against a fence and shocked him one last time before taking his cellphone. >> ever been robbed? >> yes. >> reporter: we showed a picture of the suspect to leon. >> i've seen this guy around the neighborhood. >> reporter: leon lives near the crime scene and says the suspect is a regular around the neighborhood. >> i see him maybe once or twice a week in front of my house. and this is ridiculous. >>
equipment because they may never have been inspected. according to the san francisco chronicle the company suspects some employees lied about completing inspections required by state law. workers have been fired or suspended. pg&e has now hired 48 extra inspectors. they are hoping to have all the equipment checked by the end of the year. most of its in southern alameda and the south bay. >>> police in val johan warning of a scam involving a popular holiday gift. they have found a stash of fake i-pads. we are live in val johan right now with details of what to look out for. >> reporter: this is an i-pad and you can see on the back here it's silver and looks like it could be a picture frame and that's what scam artists are doing. they are taking picture frames and they are taking the sticker that you see here, putting it on there and wrapping it so that you can't tell. this is all in an effort to trick people and last week vallejo police pulled over somebody at a shopping center and found a stash of these fake i-pad boxes. detectives believe that the person was intending to sell them for a c
deck cantilever section heading into san francisco everybody at the limit's bound highway 4 closed at loveridge for another 25 minutes detour in place westbound commute is good checked in with mass transit, everybody is up and running on time. >> the latest storms continue to cause trouble across the bay area even though it is not raining now. a portion of highway 1 in sonoma county is closed because of a rock slide it hit between fort ross and meyers grade roads north of jenner debris is gone you can see the damage small section collapse caltrans hopes to have the road open by noon today. >>> small community in the santa cruz mountains is being asked to conserve water after the weather stirred up the region's main water source. department of public works urging residents in the area to scale back, water clarity in the alpine creek is not acceptable for drinking standards. it should take a couple more days. until then the county will continue to import water. >>> stay with abc7 news for continuing storm watch coverage. track every storm this season any time with live doppler at abc
>>> a dangerous house fire in san francisco early this morning sends flames shooting from a natural gas line near the home. what happened to the people who were sleeping inside at the time. >>> it's a race against the clock. the last-minute effort to prevent the u.s. from going over the fiscal cliff before the deadline of midnight east coast time. >> reporter: new year's eve partiers who want to leave their cars behind will have a lot of options. we'll tell you about the different transit agencies offering free rides this evening. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, december 31st, new year's eve. in overnight news, san francisco firefighters had their work cut out for them when a natural gas line burst outside an apartment that was on fire. flames shot in the air on athens around 1:00 this morning. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from the scene with video you will only see on channel 2. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning. the fire inside of that home is what triggered a second fire that came from the curb
and on foot. >> a san francisco man has been charged with kidnapping and raping an autistic 16-year-old girl. this man was arraigned today. charges range from child molestation to rape of an incompetent person. atkinson is accused ofcd abducting the girl. the girl walked away november 27thment the staff lost track of the girl at the fruit veil bart station. police say the man grabbed the girl took her back to his home in san francisco, and repeatedly raped her over the course of several days. >> this is by far one of the most sickening cases i've seen in my career as a police officer. someone as mr. atkinson can take advantage of someone of this statture. >> the girl escaped. she was found by a muni driver and helped police find the man they arrested. >> well, in the east bay, people living in a number of communities are worried about their safety tonight. with the measure last month, supervisors have to close as many as four fire stations. the candidates include stations in walnut creek and clayton. >> you never know what time of day or night. it could mean difference between five minutes a
rain. we'll continue to move the mass around, show you the coverage out toward san francisco and oakland just outside of our station area. you can see light rain pushing back into the region. this has been a development over the past half hour to 45 minutes. up to the north bay here you can't pick out some of the coverage as well targeting parts of sonoma county. nothing too major but i do expect the rainfall to pick up as we head into overnight hours. this is radar showing you where it is snowing just to the east of cloverdale. we'll move the maps and show you the flurries off mount hamilton. i will let you know where the dry part of the weekend forecast will be. >>> rainwater and run off fill reservoirs to capacity. the is santa clara water reservoirs will begin releasing water. people who live around the reservoir say they are surprised how quickly the water rose. >> in the last few storms we had it really rose quickly and it's full. it's going over the spill ways now. >> reporter: the spill ways are designed more much more water. but they notified people downstream just i
. >>> 4:34. san francisco police and arson investigators trying to figure out cause of deadly house fire it started 8:40 last night on st. charles avenue in the ingleside area. an off-duty firefighter smelled smoke and alerted the department, 40 firefighters arrived to fight the blaze and discovered the body on the second floor of the building. they had the fire contained a half hour later. the flames burned through the garage up to the second floor. >>> major development, oakland the first city in the nation to willfully surrender control of its police department to a court appointed director. the city reached a deal yesterday to an individual federal takeover. a 2003 lawsuit required them to make more than 50 reforms that still haven't happened. the compliance director will oversee the department. that person will have power to demote staff or fire the chief. u.s. district court judge will rule whether to approve the deal at a hearing next thursday. >>> in san francisco public safety committee set to review the plan to arm some officers with tasers. chief suhr asked the commissioner au
is believed to have come in contact with atkinson. she was found on a san francisco muni train alone, and scared. the police would not say how she ended up in san francisco, and where she was during the time she went missing. the police chief would only say this. >>. >> this is one of the most sickening cases i've seen in my career, someone, as mr. atkinson can take advantage of someone of this stature. >> we're told the girl is no longer staying at that group home, police say gary atkinson arrested near the same station where the girl disappeared. police say they used surveillance video and the help of the community to track him down. police say the young girl is recovering at home. >> a man and woman from morgan hill are facing five felony counts in what police say is a kidnapping and assault of a handy man. the sheriff's zeptz the 50-year-old was held for about seven hours, forced to perform work under threat of death. the 36-year-old and 33-year-old were arrested yesterday in san jose after the man escaped. >> san francisco supervisors have just approved a ban on public nudity. w
immigration. this morning, he's set to visit san francisco, a city known to be immigrant-friendly. terry mcsweeney joins us live. >> reporter: speaking here today, speaking to an alarm company convention they are going to be meeting at the park 55 he is not only the most controversial sheriff in america he has always called himself the toughest sheriff in america which makes this next picture funny. pictures from last night he walked down the street here makes a dichotomy going on. arpaio has been the center of illegal immigration debate for many years he's very aggressive. u.s. department says too aggressive they filed a lawsuit against him for racial profiling. arpaio loves the camera, he loves the controversy. so far this visit he wants to know where everybody is? >> i'm a little disappointed from new hampshire to california, every time i travel, give a speech i have demonstrators, i don't see any here. >> reporter: san francisco district attorney gascon knows arpaio from days together in arizona he was a police chief in mesa, he contributed to arpaio's opponent in the election last mont
at san francisco key stadium in 1960. the teams discussed sharing a stadium because it makes financial sense. one team only uses it 8 times a year 2 team increase attendance and pay all the bills faster. in oakland, abc 7 news. >> stay here with us. a little later in the newscast katie will show you some of the rai raiders dedicated decked out fans she caught up with at tonight's game. >> nfl commissioner also dressed -- addressed the situation with 49ers quarterback smith. smith said the only thing did he to lose the starting job as quarterback was to get a concussion and sit out 2 games. roger was asked if he thought that situation might discourage other players from reporting head injuries. >> they don't report on that. >> you have to have the teammate next to him if he's not right. we have spotters that are watching from upstairs that can spot when somebody has had an impact that may lead to concussion to be evaluated but you want to make sure they are all evaluated. >> roger says the competition committee is considering modifying the rules to stop the violent collision ins t
't be the first time. both teams played their home games at san francisco key stadium in 1960. the teams discussed sharing a stadium because it makes financial sense. one team only uses it 8 times a year 2 team increase attendance and pay all the bills faster. in oakland, abc 7 news. >> stay here with us. a little later in the newscast katie will show you some of the rai raiders dedicated decked out fans she caught up with at tonight's game. >> nfl commissioner also dressed -- addressed the situation with 49ers quarterback smith. smith said the only thing did he to lose the starting job as quarterback was to get a concussion and sit out 2 games. roger was asked if he thought that situation might discourage other players from reporting head injuries. >> they don't report on that. >> you have to have the teammate next to him if he's not right. we have spotters that are watching from upstairs that can spot when somebody has had an impact that may lead to concussion to be evaluated but you want to make sure they are all evaluated. >> roger says the competition committee is considering
is live in san francisco with more on how students will honor the victims in newtown -- newtown, today. >> reporter: well, they plan to stand in solidarity with the students by wearing their school colors. behind me here, you can see there is a fence up around this school. that, of course, is gonna be the topic of discussion among a lot of school administrators. many schools have fences designed to keep intruders out. but if they get in, it's questionable how far they can get. california's superintendent expects more discussions about this. he's alerted all 1100 public school districts to reskew safety plans -- review safety plans. >> you minimize the risk as best you can. we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents say sandy hook elementary had a locked door through the school but a gunman shot his way through it. state legislators say this is vulnerable. >> it's not gonna stop somebody if that's their intention. they obviously think about it and then go do it. >> reporter: as important as security,
caugiran is in san francisco where the district is providing school counselors for kids there today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. obviously this is a difficult time for everyone not just there on the east coast but here in the bay area, as well. parents and teachers are reaching out for what to say to their students and to their children. san francisco's unified school district posted this message on its website. district leaders offered their thoughts and sympathies and said we are all grieving today. the district says grief counselors will be available for students and educators to help them cope with last friday's shooting. the horrifying images and senseless violence from the newtown shootingville packed everyone across the country. district leaders say they want to be cognizant of the emotional needs of students but they also want students to know they are safe. >> this is a random -- an isolated event and it's -- it could happen to anyone anywhere, though it most likely will not. >> reporter: dr. berry says younger children will have a harder time understanding and it's
on illegal immigration will be speaking in san francisco, hostile territory for him. terry mcsweeney is live with what to expect. >> reporter: the sheriff of maricopa county arizona joe arpaio the most controversial and tough sheriff in america speaking to an association of alarm companies today there's a convention going on some are alarmed that he came to san francisco, take a look last night he went to john's grill down the street on ellis and got a chance to meet up with the sisters of perpetual indulgence. he's very aggressive in enforcing immigration law. u.s. justice department says too aggressive they filed a lawsuit against him for racial profiling. parents and teachers had students write letters in spanish accusing arpaio of being a racist and breaking up families. he wanted to respond face-to-face and set something up for today, the school cancelled. >> he can explain every one of those allegations and let them know it is not true and try to educate them that we should enforce the law. >> reporter: san francisco district attorney gas gone knows arpaio, gascon was top cop in mesa i
in spots, too, down to 39 degrees right now in santa rosa. 45 in san jose. 49 in san francisco and 42 degrees in concord. here's the storm sweeping through yesterday. what a storm it was. some of the gusts there 50 and 60 miles per hour. not to mention all that rain. but now high pressure building in behind the system means we are going to dry things out at least for a day. passing clouds overhead and a mix of sun and clouds of sunshine. the temperatures not too bad. mid-60s into san jose, 46 in livermore, 46 in san francisco and about 63 degrees in santa rosa. there's another storm bearing down on the bay area. if you want to check it out, go to our website at cbssf.com/weather. you can check out our high-def doppler radar. you can see the rain falling in your neighborhood and we have more of that come our way, gianna. >> i'm not looking forward to that, lawrence. all right. let's head over to the bay bridge toll plaza where you can see traffic is starting to get busy this morning. no metering lights just yet but traffic is slow as you work your way towards the pay gates ther in the
with rain, everybody else mostly cloudy and low to mid 60s. >>> 5:03. san francisco's ban on public nudity could be official today when supervisors take a final vote. protesters promise to be at today's meeting to make their opposition heard as well as seen. terry mcsweeney is live in the castro with more. >> reporter: here in the castro is where this push to allow public nudity began and really where a lot of opposition came up and big reason why it may be ending today. there's been a vote, 6-5 in favor of covering up. the vote may not be the only thing revealed today. take a look. members of the san francisco body freedom movement stripped in the board chambers november 20th, after that first vote, more of the same expected today because of this statement by the group: if they reject the ban we celebrate our victory. if they approve the ban we all get naked. if they lose they are going to strip. you have to wonder what they would do if they won. the supervisor weiner who represents the castro district is leading the charge in favor of the ban. >> i don't agree that having yellow hair is
. mary's cathedral in san francisco for their organ and canter service that will start at 7:30. coming up we will try to go in and speak to the pastor about his plans for the service today. live in san francisco allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we will turn now to other news. new this morning i want to tell you about a rescue along the side of a by area freeway that happened after a couple crashed their car. that car veered off interstate 880 around 1:30 this morning. it got tangled up in bushes and trees along the fence line. investigators still don't know what went wrong. >> witness described the vehicle suddenly looking as if exiting the freeway. >> police say the car hit the fence at full freeway speed. we don't know the extent of the injuries but authorities say the woman inside that car was able to talk to police. however, the man who was driving suffered a head injury and was not able to communicate with his rescuers. >>> it was a wet and soggy saturday. more rain is on the way for the next few days. the storm also brought cold temperatures to many parts of the bay. and holida
have live team coverage on the storm aftermath in san francisco and the north bay. but first let's check in with meteorologist leigh glaser. we're in the clear now, right? >> leigh: we are but what a morning it has been across the bay area. golden gate bridge this morning, recording wind gusts up to 60-miles-an-hour this morning, and the heavy rain that moved through the bay area earlier in the day. live doppler 7hd, signaling pretty much all clear across the bay area. still picking up just a few lingering showers from gilroy down into -- heading into the central valley. looks like we will get chance to dry out tonight. here is a look at that cold front. boom. just moves through. over the golden gate bridge, 7:00. you can see the clearing behind it. well enjoy some clearing tonight. rainfall, the last 4 hours, -- 24 hours, clearly this is a north bay storm. over two inches in santa rosa, over one inch petaluma. lesser amounts towards the south bay. i do want to tell you that all of the flood warnings issued for the napa and russian river have been cancelled. our wind advisory and
. a week=long string of rainstorms leaves a trail of area. a huge explosion like a jolt ... a san francisco woman tells kron four her husband fifth was asleep when a tree crashed into their russian hill bedroom. >> i said you need to move, cause our bed was right undeneath it. >>pam: we did not have to look far to find one of the morning's many fender=benders, the golden gate bridge blocked by a head=on collision. >> i think i've made it a mile in the past 45 minutes... >>pam: tonight kron-4 is tracking the storm. on the top right - a live look from our camera atop mount tamalpais. on the bottom right - a live view of the san francisco sky-line. i'm here in the weather jacquelyn bennet... jacquelyn - another day another storm? >>jacqueline: we should expect more white water. >>pam: wet weather-- >> kron4's storm team coverage continues now. haaziq madyun in the east bay - where rain soaked means more fallen trees. rob fladeboe is in the santa cruz mountains - crews there cleaning up a massive mudslide. but first - if you were commuting today - it was no picnic -especially on
have safety plans and we have drills. and this from san francisco. in the root of national triage, we are working together to see that our school students and staff are safe. we are working to provide support needed in the event of any school crisis. reggie kumar tells us some parents are thinking about home schooling in light of this massacre. >> reporter: some parents couldn't stop thinking about the newtown, connecticut school shooting during san francisco's holiday snow event at the civic center plaza. many people have mixed feelings about the security in place. and some were debating to send their children to class on monday. diana wattson was moved to tears thinking about the innocent lives taken way too soon. >> yes. it's sad. it is really sad. i rather my child be safe even if it do look like a prison. i want my child to come home safe than it looking like an average playground and anyone can come in. >> i feel we are sending our children to prison. it wasn't any exit. there was no way to exit out the windows or exit out the doors. the children are not safe. not in america tod
at this hour. it is in the 30s in the north bay and 36 santa rosa and 48 in san francisco and 44 in mountain view. come back in 10 minutes and i will update the numbers and look ahead to our new year's eve forecast. >> leigh, thank you. >>> the nation is now just 24 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff. the one-two punch of tax increases and budget cuts set to go into affect on january 1st. negotiations will continue through the night, and a top man at the nation's capital has been called in to help. our abc news reporter has the latest from washington. >> the clock is ticking. negotiations are on going. at this point democrats and republicans remain at odds. >> regardless of partisan differences, our top priority has to be to make sure that taxes on middle class families do thought go up that would hurt our economy badly. we can get that done. >> president obama called for immediate action, but there was that vote in the senate tonight. >> we are going to come in at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, and we will have further announcements perhaps at 11:00 in the morning. i certainly hope s
in for ann notarangelo tonight. a live picture right now of the twinkling lights of san francisco. but before dawn, we expect they'll be obscured by another wave of drenching rain. bringing the potential for more flooding. that's a fellow who is expecting to sandbag. that's what it looked like on the highways today. bands of showers are still popping up from san jose to san rafael. the next system is tapping a subtropical source, so it won't be as cold, but it will likely be wetter than the system we had today. it will certainly be windier, with gusts approaching 60 miles an hour. details in weather in a few minutes. >>> some north bay communities are watching the streams and lives closely. cbs 5 reporter elisa is at the creek. wait till you see how high floodwaters can reach there. >> reporter: this town has a history of flooding. this plaque shows how high the water got back in 2005 when the creek overflowed, flooding downtown. here's video back when that happened. the creek runs through the downtown. it overflowed, causing hundreds of thousands worth of damage. tonight was a much different
. how the attempted robbery that started innocuously ended in tragedy. >>> you see it in san francisco. the north bay. and the south bay. the next bay area region ready to join in on the plastic bag ban. >>> a question everyone in america wants to know. what lawmakers in washington are doing to try to avoid the fiscal cliff. good evening. i'm ann notarangelo. a san francisco woman traumatized after being robbed on the street. she was not injured. and the thief only got a few dollars. but patrick shows us what he took from her was much more valuable than money. >> i heard him say, then i'm going to kill your dog. >> pekingese, 12 years old. sweetest thing ever. >> reporter: she asked not to be named. this woman was robbed yesterday, not only of money, but her best friend roxy, who she loved most on this earth. >> she was my best friend. >> reporter: she had lost her phone in her car, so she parked to look for it at leavenworth and golden gate when a man approached her. >> he said, give me all your money. >> reporter: he then went through her pockets and found only $5. and roxy started b
here up from south san francisco, daly city, san bruno. pretty quiet in the south bay except for morgan hill and gilroy some shower activity. winds gusting to 49 miles an hour at sfo. a wind warning in effect. and oakland, 36 miles an hour. you can see all across the bay area, santa rosa from 41 miles an hour to san jose. we have the wind, we have the rain, we have a flash flood watch through the evening hours. so the heaviest rain will continue to sink to the south of us throughout the morning hours and the wind advisory is up through noon today. we are looking at south winds anywhere from 20 to 30 miles an hour and we are seeing the gusts already up to 50 miles an hour. so here we are on track to see the heaviest rain from the north bay into the central bay within the next hour. so stay with us. we will keep you updated. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. with all that going on and this series of storms the rivers are rising throughout the bay area. there's a flat warning this morning for the napa river. that's where abc7 news reporter kera clapper joins us live. how is it looking so far? >
. but how should we communicate with our children about it? san francisco's unified school district is one of many all across the bay acknowledging the difficulty educators and students have. mayor ed lee and the superintendent released a statement letting our schools know there will be counselors available today to help anyone deal with trauma and stress. >>> the images of last friday's newtown school shooting throughout the country have also hit us here at home. a psychologist tells us younger children will have a hard time understanding. >> so for those children it's really important to try and limit their exposure to these events all the news coverage and to more importantly to reassure to them the safety of their environment. >> older children will have a better understanding and will want to know more specifics. dr. berry says be western open them and stress that this is an isolated incident. >>> president obama told mourners that parents, educators, law enforcement and mental health experts need to join forces to prevent tragedies like this in the future. gun control was a big issue
expected for city college of san francisco. we'll tell you why and how students will be effected. >>> plus locked out of the battle over the fiscal cliff. why california congresswoman nancy pelosi and other leaders are not being allowed to negotiate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. i want to start with weather and traffic. weather rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> fair weather in the forecast. lasting through the weekend. hopefully that brings a smile to your face. tgif to you. we're off to a chilly start this morning. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. temperatures running warm for december and it will be a trend we see for your weekend. i'll have details on this coming up in a moment. good morning, tara. >>> good morning, rosemary. here's a look at traffic through 880. the headlights are southbound as you make your way toward the hayward area. up next we have a look at the east shore freeway. the headlights you see are folks head
at a restaurant. they were just starting their 5 day trip. >>> san francisco crabbers are even crabbier after an oregon fishing boat crossed their picket line. the locals are on strike. fish brokers want to lower the price of crab from 3 bucks a pound to as low as 1.80 but the crab boat association says no deal. things got a little heated when a boat came in from oregon with a catch. >> i'm just trying to move a little product to try to keep the wheels turning and keep everything going. >> the strike on this boat. >> nobody's making money tight up. >> negotiations are still going on. for now local fish markets and grocery stores are running out of crab. >>> 5:07, supreme court watchers are awaiting a decision concerning gay marriage, and anne makovec in san francisco with what could come from the high court later today. ann, good morning. >> good morning, if the supreme court decides not to take on the prop 8 issue, same sex marriages could resume here at city hall as soon as the 9th u.s. circuit court of appeals it. they made the ruling that prop 8 was unconstitution unconstitutional. they w
>>> we begin with breaking news. two people found bound and gaged in the middle of a san francisco street. good evening. i'm ama dates. it began just after 8:00 tonightment the victims were found unconscious in the middle of bros sell street in visitation valley. abc7 news reporter nick smith is live at the scene. nick, what do we know so far? >> ama, we are still trying to figure this out ourselves. we spoke with police investigators and residents in the neighborhood who tell us this is not common for their neighborhood at all. what we do know is that police tell us that a man and a woman were found unconscious in the streets behind me. now, what we know is this. two victims a female and male were rushed to san francisco general after being found in the 900 block of bros sell street 8:30 this evening bound, gaged and unconscious. medical aid was initiated at the scene, but both victims were rushed to san francisco general with life-threatening injuries. >> first we want them to be stabilized medically, and then we are going to try to see if we can ascertain some information from t
here in the bay area. today, kron4 talked to the principal at alvarado elementary in san francisco.about what's being done to keep children safe. >> we're already going to reinforce their plans that are in place to reinforce the out word doors. and people posted outside making sure the visitors are registered and that we know everybody. and for the schools, we also have, in the event of occurrences we have locked down procedures. you cannot help but react on an emotional level. this, is what we have devoted our lives to, as the education of children. we think that those children in connecticut to not have that in their future is a horrible, horrible feeling. >>catherine: this is the principal -escorting students into the school this morning. we'll have more local reaction - tonight on kron4 news at six. as funerals and memorials take place for the victims. there's now a re-energized push for tighter gun control. kron 4's justine waldman is here with more. >> many lawmakers are calling for the renewal of the federal assault weapons ban, which expired in 2004 at the end of its 10-yea
have been busy in almost every part of the bay area from fences and streets in san francisco to golden gate park officials were removing fallen trees. >> during the storms, they're now beginning to recede. abc 7 news is here with a look at water levels. they're running still quite high. >> they're receiving to level that's diminished our concern now. certainly about current flooding. here is a look to show you where you have rainfall. and some light rain just beginning to move north right now around sea ranch. you can see there is wetter weather farther north. let's take a look at rivers becoming north bay hardest hitting area over the weekend. this flood stage is 32 feet. it approached but did not reach flood stage yesterday. now, we see this rapidly a approaching storm wednesday rising but will be below flood stage. interest was minor flooding in st. helena yesterday. just minor flooding is 16 feet. levels down to 3.7 feet. and expected to rise only about 5.4 feet with approaching storm wednesday. napa river stage 25 feet down now to about a 10.2 feet which is again, below flood stag
ocean around 5:18 p.m. local time. that is around midnight here in san francisco. the u. s g s says the are quick stroke about 200 mi. off the coast of japan. the epicenter was about 6 mi. beneath the seabed. buildings in tokyo's way for several minutes. there were reports of at least two people injured. >> pish japan's real logical at sea has with it is not rewarded for the country's northeastern coast. according to the sun on the information center. a destructive pacific wise and non is not expected. the quick off the coast of north is in japan is the same region but was hit by the masses are quick as a nominee in march to about 11. >> for the after known mostly sunny conditions slightly warmer highs in yesterday's. partly cloudy and cool into the evening hours. taking a look at current visibility down about 1/2 mile in santa rosa. over the course of a mile in napa. >> taking a look at fog trucker 4 we are seeing the fog now. it will clear quickly by 8:00 a.m. still sticking around in santa rosa and the bay shore. will clear soon after that by noontime we will have plenty of sunsh
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